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  • Why Me, Why Now?

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 5, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 4,141 views

    Trying to get a grip on the hardships of life.

    Title: Why Me Why Now? Text: Philippians 4:10-13 Do you know someone whose life is falling apart? ‒ The business man who’s business is great until the market goes south. ‒ The college kid who has a career in baseball ended with a torn ligament. Introduction: Have you ever ...read more

  • The Wind In The Treasury Series

    Contributed by Ken Alford on Aug 17, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 6,297 views

    GOD READILY HAS A STORM IN RESERVE FOR ACCOMPLISHING HIS WILL. Here are three winds from the treasury of God.

    Storms of the Scriptures #2: June 3, 2001 -- AM THE WIND IN THE TREASURY Psalm 135:5-7 INTRODUCTION: (1) The potency of prayer hath subdued the strength of fire; it has bridled the rage of lions, hushed anarchy to rest, extinguished wars, appeased the elements, expelled demons, burst ...read more

  • Come Home To The Flock Series

    Contributed by Chaz Brown on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,074 views

    Why do we stray away from God’s love. Can we Come home?

    Come on back to the flock! By Rev. Chaz M. Brown I am working in a local convenience store at nights for a well-known company. I see hundreds of people. I can see in many of them their eyes, and faces. I can see their pain and their suffering without their saying so. One man in particular ...read more

  • The Weakness Of God

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Dec 11, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 2,473 views

    A sermon about Suffering

    I Corinthians 1:22-25 "The Weakness of God??" We like winners. Our culture, our country, our society are caught up with the idea of winning. Winning, succeeding, getting ahead, overcoming great obstacles these are the ideals, these are the goals that society places on all people. We can ...read more

  • Why God Allows Suffering

    Contributed by Douglas Swift on Feb 4, 2001
    based on 133 ratings
     | 3,013 views

    Suffering is a normal part of life that God allows us to experience. This outline examines five principles of why God allows suffering.

    Five reasons why God allows suffering 1 1 Suffering comes with the freedom to chose what you want to do. God does not make us robots but allows us to make our own choices. Choices that can make us feel pain when we make the wrong choice. 2 The pain of suffering can warn us of when we are ...read more

  • Why Bother?

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Aug 3, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,990 views

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?”

    Year C NINTH SUNDAY AFTER PENECOST (PROPER 13) AUGUST 5, 2001 Ecclesiastes 1:2; 12-14; 2:18-23 Title: “Why bother?” Written probably about three centuries before Christ, the Book of Ecclesiastes marks an advance over the doctrine of divine retribution. Simplistically put, that doctrine stated ...read more

  • Our Unfailing God

    Contributed by Steven Glover on Jun 24, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 14,181 views

    God will provide.

    Text: Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Introduction: Do you have needs today? If so, what or who are you trusting in to meet those needs? If you are going to God and fully trusting him then those needs will be met. God ...read more

  • Survival Vs. Revival

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 90 ratings
     | 8,470 views

    A revival sermon for believers

    “SURVIVAL VS. REVIVAL” PSALM 143:1-12 INTRODUCTION If you haven’t noticed, TV has gotten quite “real” recently. There has been a boom of what they are calling “reality TV” shows. Each of the shows is unique and attempts to take the viewer into the lives of those on the screen. Perhaps ...read more

  • Coping With Failure

    Contributed by Gordon Moyes on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 68 ratings
     | 5,532 views

    How does the Christian respond when we fail? By faith!

    The word that rhymes best with "Australia" is "failure"! During the Olympics, our success in the pool, on the courts, on the track and other fields of competition, saw us in an unusual situation: we were victorious! The flag flying at the top brought cheers. The national anthem brought tears to the ...read more

  • Healing On God's Terms

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 177 ratings
     | 3,885 views

    Today, a lot of Christians demand miracles, and expect them on their own terms, not God's.

    HEALING ON GOD'S TERMS! (2 Kings 5:1-19) [HTTP formatted copy of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/2kings5.html] NAAMAN - AN OLD TESTAMENT EXAMPLE II Kings 5:1-19 1 Now Naaman, captain of the army of the king of Aram, was a great man with his master, and ...read more

  • Spiritual Gift Of Healing

    Contributed by Frank Gallagher on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 220 ratings
     | 5,486 views

    Not one miracle performed by Jesus and the Apostles can be performed today by anyone claiming to have the gift of healing. Conversely, none of the so-called miracles today were done by Jesus or the Apostles.

    SPIRITUAL GIFT OF HEALING (Mark 16:20, Acts 14:3) Updated 5/1/01 [HTTP formatted version of this sermon is located at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/healing.html] [HTTP formatted outline to use as a handout is at http://members.aol.com/abidingitw/healing-outline.html] MIRACLES OF ...read more

  • Turning The Tables Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 22 ratings
     | 5,210 views

    THE WICKED ARE THE ONLY LOSERS WHEN THEY TRY TO AMBUSH THE RIGHTEOUS

    BIG IDEA: THE WICKED ARE THE ONLY LOSERS WHEN THEY TRY TO AMBUSH THE RIGHTEOUS I. (:1-2) HIDE ME FROM SECRET ATTACKS A. Hear my voice Bring our complaints to God as prayers for deliverance B. Preserve my life "from the dread of the enemy" Not just deliverance from their attacks, but ...read more

  • Worship From The Cave Of Danger Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,174 views

    IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH

    BIG IDEA: IN THE MIDST OF DANGER WE CAN WORSHIP GOD FOR HIS KINDNESS AND TRUTH I. (:1-3) GOD’S KINDNESS AND TRUTH WILL SHELTER ME FROM DESTRUCTION A. (:1) Take Shelter in God "He hideth my soul in the cleft of the rock" 1. God’s Shelter is Gracious 2. God’s Shelter is Safe "under ...read more

  • What Is God Doing When Life Takes A Turn For The Worse? Series

    Contributed by Ricky Burke on Dec 6, 2000
    based on 104 ratings
     | 3,580 views

    This is the second sermon in a series of messages based on Job. This series is called, "When Life Takes a Turn for the Worse."

    What is God doing when life takes a turn for the worse? I believe the answer is found in what many scholars believe is the oldest book of the Bible: the book of Job. This book records the story of a man named Job whose life took a turn for the worse. Remember? He lost his finances, children, ...read more

  • The Thorn

    Contributed by Robert Travis on Aug 18, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,390 views

    God can deliver you from the pain you are feeling.

    THE THORN And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure. For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me. And he ...read more